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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/Full PROFESSOR COMPUTER SCIENCE/ UMKC School of Science & Engineering/ Computing, Analytics & Mathematics Division

Company:
University of Missouri - Kansas City
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Category:
Computer Science
Type:
Full-Time
Hiring Department

 

Division of Computing, Analytics & Mathematics
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - KANSAS CITY



The Division of Computing, Analytics and Mathematics (CAM) is one of the four divisions in the School of Science and Engineering (SSE). The SSE recently added a new $40M ($23M building and $17M equipment), 58,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility to support multidisciplinary education, collaborative research, and economic development initiatives. Some of the key components of this new facility are AR/VR Lab, Innovation Studio & 3D Printing Lab, and High-Performance Computing Lab.



CAM is instrumental to the University of Missouri System's NextGen Data Science and Analytics Innovation Center (dSAIC), which supports university research across the state and plays a critical role in the region's health, business, and workforce development. dSAIC is based at UMKC and operates in partnership with the University of Missouri-Columbia.



CAM faculty have joint projects with the UMKC Missouri Institute of Defense and Energy (MIDE), School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine, and School of Humanities and Social Sciences. MIDE is founded on bridging fundamental physics with applied engineering to solve longstanding challenges in the defense, energy, and related commercial sectors. As of 2021, MIDE has secured $50M in externally awarded grants and contracts. In 2015, MIDE was presented with the R&D100 award for a defense technology that led to two small businesses and two licensed patents; two MIDE faculty received the Intel Outstanding Researcher award for their work on next-generation transistors. They are the only recipients from the University of Missouri System since the award's inauguration in 2012.

Job Description

 


CAM offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science (ABET-accredited), Information Technology (ABET-accredited), and Mathematics, MS degrees in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, and Statistics, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Networking and Communication Systems, and Mathematics. These programs foster an open, collaborative research and education environment. Most recently, the CAM division has received a $3M NSF NRT grant and an $879K CDC grant. The existing Computer Science research focuses on AI, Big Data Analytics, Bioinformatics, Cloud Computing, Computer Networks, Cybersecurity, and Software Engineering. The new hires will undertake research and education initiatives to strengthen the current areas and mentor our diverse student population.



The Division of Computing, Analytics & Mathematics (CAM) is seeking applications and nominations for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in Computer Science at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, starting in Spring or Fall 2024. Areas of interest include AI, AR/VR, Cybersecurity, Data Science, and other emerging fields. Strong candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered.



The successful candidates will be expected to:

1)     have a strong commitment to teaching courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs;

2)     develop and sustain an extramurally funded research program;

3)     engage in departmental, school, or university services appropriate to the position;

4)     advance the goals and strategic plan of SSE and UMKC.

Qualifications

 


The candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline prior to the start date.

Anticipated Hiring Range

 


Salary is negotiable and commensurate with rank, credentials, success in obtaining external research funding, and experience

Application Materials

 


For consideration, you must apply online at www.umkc.edu/jobs, click in Academic Positions Job Opening ID 48644.



Please  combine all application materials (cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement (including teaching experience) and current contact information of three professional references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your resume attachments.  Limit document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

-       If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu .

-       For questions about the position, please contact umkcfacultysearch@umkc.edu including the Job Identification number 48644 and name of the position.

-       Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323. 



We will contact references and request educational transcripts for candidates who progress to the finalist stage.

Application Deadline

 


Evaluation of applications will commence upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled

Other Information

 


Full-time, 9-month, benefit-eligible, ranked tenure-eligible academic faculty positions starting in Spring or Fall 2024

 

More information about SSE and the CAM Division can be found at http://sse.umkc.edu/.  UMKC is a public, urban, research university in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri with more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Kansas City is a world-class computing and engineering hub home to companies such as Oracle Cerner, Ericsson, IBM, SS&C, Garmin, and Honeywell (defense contracts) that provide enriching educational partnerships for SCE students and faculty.



Kansas City is a diverse and vibrant community with an affordable cost of living. Our UMKC campuses are centered in the hubs of business activity, cultural arts, (some great barbeque and ethnic cuisine!) and health science research engagement for both campuses. As one of the largest cities in Missouri, we are home to national championship sports teams, a rich history of cultural arts and music, NASCAR racing, and a community that is very engaged with and supportive of our university initiatives. Our beautiful state has rolling hills, rivers, lakes, and long bike/hiking trails for those that enjoy time in the great outdoors. Kansas City offers something for everyone! 

Benefit Eligibility

 


This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

 

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.
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